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Re: Disk space eaten up

From: Dmitri A. Sergatskov
Subject: Re: Disk space eaten up
Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 13:40:45 -0600

On Feb 2, 2008 5:54 AM, vej <address@hidden> wrote:

>  Shouldn't Octave delete any temp files when it is restarted?

No. It relies on OS to clean up mess in /tmp (eventually)
>  I've looked for my 1.5Gb in /tmp, every directory and sub-directory with
> 'octave' in the name and in my home folder with no luck.

I think the file names are oct-...

> I have also tried
> the usual reboot of my computer and restarting Octave.

This is a pernicious habit...

>  Anyone know where the diskspace is being eaten up?

You can try to get octave-3 rpm from fedora-development.
It does work on Fedora 8, but I am not sure about Fedora 7.
Octave-3.0 uses pipes rather than tmp files, should work
better and faster for the cases like yours.

>  I really appreciate your time reading this.
>  Thanks in advance.
>  Sam



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